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World’s biggest brands still linked to rainforest destruction

Press release | September 19, 2018 at 11:00

Jakarta, Wednesday 19 September 2018 - Palm oil suppliers to the world’s largest brands, including Unilever, Nestlé, Colgate-Palmolive and Mondelez, have destroyed an area of rainforest almost twice the size of Singapore in less than three years,...

Wings of Paradise: Drawing attention to rainforest destruction

Blog entry by Alexander Navarro | September 18, 2018

For too long the story of Indonesian forests has been painted with the darkness of burning rainforests, disappearing species and displaced communities. Greedy palm oil companies, that only seem to be driven by the bottom line...

Marine life flies outside UN as world meets to discuss global ocean treaty

Press release | September 5, 2018 at 9:59

New York - Greenpeace activists flew a giant turtle outside the United Nations HQ in New York this morning, as countries gathered to begin negotiations, for the first time in history, towards a treaty covering all oceans outside of national...

World Orangutan Day: Numbers still in decline despite Indonesian government's new claims

Press release | August 21, 2018 at 19:44

Jakarta, August 17- This World Orangutan Day marks a critical time for the Bornean Orangutan, whose numbers are rapidly declining experts say. This is despite new claims from the Indonesian government that orangutan populations have increased by...

Land management ministry awarded ‘trophy’ for year-long defiance of supreme court...

Press release | August 21, 2018 at 19:09

Jakarta, 20 August 2018 – NGOs took action today in front of the Indonesian ministry responsible for lands to protest its failure to implement a Supreme Court decision ordering forest data be released to the public. Secrecy over the Land...

Wilmar executives resign as fallout from deforestation scandal spreads

Press release | July 4, 2018 at 12:58

Jakarta, 4 July 2018:

World’s largest palm oil trader linked to rainforest destruction twice the size of Paris

Press release | June 26, 2018 at 11:21

Jakarta, Indonesia – A new Greenpeace International investigation has revealed that Wilmar International, the world’s largest palm oil trader, is still linked to forest destruction for palm oil almost five years after committing to end...

100% Renewable Energy in Krabi possible by 2026

Press release | June 13, 2018 at 19:06

Krabi, 13 June 2018- Krabi Province can lead the renewable energy (RE) transition in Thailand and achieve 100% RE by 2026. According to a report by Greenpeace Southeast Asia, the Healthy Public Policy Foundation, Thammasart University and Save...

Greenpeace: RE sector to build massive workforce in Thailand

Press release | June 12, 2018 at 16:33

Phuket, 12 June 2018--A new report released today revealed that a shift to 100% renewable energy will generate more than 170,000 jobs in the country in the next three decades. The report[1], the first of its kind to quantify renewable energy job...

Thai students face off on World Meat Free Day culinary competition

Press release | June 11, 2018 at 14:03

Phuket, 11 June 2018 – Grade 5 and 6 Thai students from Phuket and Phang Nga [1] showed off their culinary skills in a vegetarian cooking competition today in celebration of World Meat Free Day. The competition was among a series of activities...

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